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a mobile computer that is primarily operated by touching the screen

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Activating the GPS on QField for Windows Desktop (beta)

Has anyone figured out how to activate the GPS on the computer to use in QField-Windows? I have a Getac field tablet/computer. I've created a QGIS Project with 3 vector layers and packaged for QField. ...
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QField Compatible Devices / Requirements

I recently purchase a Samsung Tab A 10.1 (2019) and can't open QField projects on it. After attempting to open my project file it gets stuck. I read a comment from opengis.ch from 2013 that "...
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qgis2threejs navigation Android

The navigation of a 3D qgis2threejs map for an Android tablet is not optimal. Test on 7 and 10 zoll. Problem: If I want to zoom in or out with two fingers the zoomlevels are to big. It should be small ...
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Polygon problem with Wacom on QGIS

I currently have a problem on QGIS with my Wacom tablet and polygonal tools. When I create a shape with the polygonal tool, if I use my Wacom tablet, the cursor moves well, but the path (red dotted) ...
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Using a Wacom Tablet and pen for QGIS, can I pause my free-hand polygon before I am finished, and then continue?

Is there a way to pause the free-hand tool in QGIS so that I can lift the pen off of the screen, and then continue my polygon again when I am ready? I have learned how to pan while free-hand drawing ...
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When using a Wacom Cintiq tablet and pen, can you pan while creating a feature using the freehand polygon plug-in in QGIS?

Is there a way to pause the free-hand tool in QGIS so that i can pan and move over the image and then continue my polygon?
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Android App to help digitizing point layers on a Tablet

In QGIS, using a pen on my touchscreen PC I can I can digitize a lot of points (e.g. 14000 pts in 2 hours) faster than with a mouse: without having the attribute form to show up I simply need to touch ...
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Custom SVG does not work in my Qfield project

When I open my project in Qfield, all SVG symbols are relocated by a question mark. Here is the path of my installation in my Tablet ..... \ Tablet \ Android \ data \ ch.opengis.qfield \ files \ share....
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How Does the Trimble Catalyst Work [closed]

Does anyone have an idea as to how the Trimble Catalyst works? https://catalyst.trimble.com/index.html Where can we find specifications of the DA1 antenna? I don't understand how they have achieved ...
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What is port used by GPS sensor that comes in tablet? [closed]

Wanted to see: what is the port used by the GPS sensor that comes in a tablet? or I can get the GPS? In a tablet with Windows 8.1 What I want is to get by vb code, the coordinates of my location, ...
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Building Intra-Maps Roam from source? [closed]

I have been using and experimenting with Intra-Maps Roam to collect data in the field for just over a year now. However, I would like to build from source to take advantage of some of the recent ...
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Using GPS tracking with QGIS and Panasonic Toughpad

I'm using QGIS with a Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 with inbuilt dedicated GPS. I can connect okay to the GPS using View --> Panels --> GPS information. Satellites and signal strength show up, but no GPS ...
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Using Wacom Tablet with Mapinfo?

Is it possible to use a Wacom tablet with mapinfo ? How accurate is it ? I have a high end machine with dual monitors and I want to digitise field mapping (lots of small polys) quickly.
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QGIS and Intel Tablet Processor Compatibility

Will any Windows based tablet with an intel processor be able to run QGIS, provided it meets the requirements, or is it only the Surface Pro that is capable? Looking for a cheaper solution to the pro.
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Digitizing in stream mode in QGIS using a tablet

How can I digitize in stream mode in QGIS, using a wacom cintiq tablet? Freehand it's no use. I need something like MNDR stream digitizing extension for ArcView 3.x, which allows continuous tracing, ...
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Does QGIS support Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 4G LTE?

I need a tablet for outdoor work and i would like to know if this device "Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 4G LTE" works fine with QGIS mobile application.
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Exporting GeoTIffs from Data Driven Pages for use on Tablet?

I'm a beginner at ArcGIS 10.2 and have encountered a small problem that I couldn't solve by googling. I'm trying to export a set of raster and vector data for use on a tablet. The aim is to find LiDAR ...
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Surveying software with geocoding abilities

My company is a market research firm looking for an integrated surveying software that has the potential to geocode on-the-fly via tablet device. Requirements: -Ability to collect rider ...
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Android Tablet KML/KMZ App for polygons w/offline & GPS capabilities?

I am looking for an Android app which allows me to view and query polygons stored in KML and/or KMZ with a GPS point representing my location and offline capabilities. My KMZ files are being output ...
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Is it possible to use the ArcObjects Runtime SDK on a Windows Store Application (windows 8, 8.1)

I'm looking to develop a simple windows 8 tablet application with arcobjects. Is it possible to use the ArcObjects Runtime SDK? If not, is there an ArcObjects SDK for Windows store Applications?
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Making work tablet integrate GNSS (GPS) on Windows 8 with QGIS?

I have tablet - Dell latitude 10, running Windows 8, with integrated Broadcom GNSS Receiver BCM47511 (GPS,Glonass...). Because it is integrated GPS and Windows 8, there is the "new" way of providing ...
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Build a website to track GPS signals [closed]

I need to build a solution that allows me to track cellphones/tablets and display on a visual map. I think there are two parts, one is understanding the general architecture. The other is more detail....
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Does QGIS run on Windows Surface with Win RT OS?

I was wondering if anyone has had any success running QGIS on the Windows Surface tablet? Specifically with the Windows RT OS.
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Microsoft Surface vs. iPad for mapping

I was recently introduced to the Avenza PDF app for iPad and I've been using it in the company I work for to help our field crews find their way around, and record waypoints and tracks. The app takes ...
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